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Sheldon Shepherd Cops Best Actor Award at ABFF

Shepherd plays Ricky in Better Mus Come (photo courtesy of Better Mus Come)

Actor and performance poet Sheldon Shepherd has further feathered the cap of Storm Saulter’s Better Mus Come by copping the award for Best Performance by an Actor (Male or Female) at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in Miami Beach, Florida, June 20 - 23, 2012.

Snow White and the Huntsman - A New Look at an Old Classic

Snow White and the Huntsman

Its a universally accepted truth that all princesses in the 21st century are secretly badasses who can use knives and/or swords or ride horses bareback without ever having to be taught how.  Rupert Sanders’ Snow White and the Huntsman starring Kirsten Stewart (

Donovan 'Police' Campbell crowned The Contender 2012

Donovan 'Police' Campbell

The Wray and Nephew Contender second season finale brought the unprecedented scenario of a throng of Jamaicans calling for a police beating.

One People - The Sneak Peek

Zachary Harding, co-producer of One People

1962 Productions presented a ‘sneakpeek’ of the upcoming documentary One People which is slated for release on August 6, 2012.

The Avengers, A Really Super Flick

The Avengers

To say The Avengers packs a whallop, is to make a great understatement.  Written and directed by Joss Whedon, the movie is a fantastic combination of slick writing, a fast-paced (albeit by the numbers) plot and lots of action mixed together with a good helping of physical a

Ity and Fancy Cat Show Promises to go 'Large and Live'

Ity and Fancy Cat

The fifth season of the sketch comedy series The Ity and Fancy Cat Show, featuring the comedy duo Ity and Fancy Cat was launched on Wednesday night at the Fiction Lounge in Kingston.

Hustle and Grow: Alric Brown on the Art and Business of Film

Alick Brown talks to Jamaican filmmakers about making it in the business

As much as it is an art form, film is also a business and filmmakers. So, Jamaican born filmmaker Alrick Brown, director of the Sundance Award wining film Kinyarwanda, was invited by the Calabash Literary Trust to share insights with members of the Jamaican film industry.

Kinyarwanda: Genocide Light

Kinyarwanda, Written and Directed by Alrick Brown

The 1994 Rwandan genocide, where over 1 million people were brutally slain in just over 100 days is a stark and gritty example of the darkest part of humanity: our ability to kill each other over perceived and often meaningless differences.

Lights! Camera! Calabash!: Calabash 2012 Kicks Off with Award Winning Film

Kinyarwanda

The Calabash International Literary Festival makes its highly anticipated return after a one-year break in 2011.

Missed Aims for Cannes Short Film Corner

Michelle Serieux (photo by Marlon James)

Missed, a short film written and directed by Michelle Serieux of New Caribbean Cinema has been accepted into the Court Métrage, The Short Film Corner, as well as the Marché  du Film (film market) of the Cannes Film Festival, May 16 - 26, 2012.

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